Your complete guide to an active pregnancy with 20 weight-based and bodyweight workouts spanning the nine months of pregnancy and supporting your post-natal recovery.
As a Women’s Health Physio ‘when can I return to running after birth’ is a question I get asked a lot. It is much easier to guide someone I know with this question but there are some rules that everyone can stick to! Firstly do not just wake up one day and think ‘today I
It is recommended that you wait 6-8 weeks before you return to exercise after having your baby…but what does that actually mean? Basically it takes 6-8 weeks for your soft tissues to heal. So it doesn’t mean that at 6-8 weeks after having your baby you can head straight back to your regular CrossFit/Zumba/Spining class
I am often asked “Should I be doing my pelvic floor exercises when I am pregnant? Won’t it make it more difficult for me to give birth?” the answer it YES you should and NO it won’t. Providing you are doing it correctly. I explain this to my clients using this analogy; would you pick
Are squats safe when you are pregnant? YES** Should you do squats then you are pregnant? YES** (**Unless for a medical reason you have been advised not to by your healthcare provider, pain limits you or baby is in a non-optimal position after 30 weeks) Squats have multiple benefits including: -Improved pelvic floor strength -Strength
New Mums often suffer with upper back and neck ache from the amount of cuddling, feeding, carrying and pushing that they do on a day to day basis. These 2 mobilising movements are perfect to do everyday, from day one, after having your baby. Try a handful of the first movement (the roll down on